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Dow ends at lowest close in more than 6 years
* Gold rise to more than $990/oz * SPDR gold, iShares silver ETFs hit record levels * Anglo American cuts platinum output target by 300,000 oz (Updates with new high, adds comment, detail) By Jan Harvey LONDON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Gold jumped to an 11-month high on Friday as risk averse investors bought the precious metal as a safe store of value, and analysts see it breaching $1,000 an ounce. Spot gold struck a high of $992.30, its strongest level since March 19. At 1223 GMT it was at $992.00/994.00 an ounce against $973.75 in New York late on Thursday. The metal is poised to rise further, possibly targeting last March's all-time high of $1,030.80 an ounce, analysts said.